Guests and Blogs

Counting On Horse Power

This year, during the 49 day Omer count that takes us from Pesach to Shavuot, and from the Exodus to the Revelation at Sinai, I have been preoccupied with the movie, "The Mustang," which I saw twice and would be happy to see again.

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Philanthropy: It’s The Best Antidote To Despair

The best antidote to the current pandemic of hopelessness is philanthropy, which is inherently optimistic -- reflecting the fundamental belief that we can have a positive impact on stubborn societal issues and the lives of others.

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A Chanukah Miracle Emerges From the Ashes After Woolsey Fire

I’m in my car and on my way to Camp Hess Kramer off the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California, one of two camps founded by my late Grandfather Rabbi Alfred Wolf for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. Now in ashes, decimated by the Woolsey fire that ripped through Malibu, lies 180 acres and 67 years of steeped tradition, all ash.

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Devastating News in Pittsburgh

In these challenging times, we have to sustain the vision of a nation and a world where our freedoms of expression and practice, whoever we are, are cherished and protected.

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Letters: Awareness Becoming Action

How can citizen-activists embody symbiotic solutions as we transition from our petroleum-pharmaceutical-addicted cyber-culture to an interfaith social permaculture—one that inspires, educates, and mobilizes peoples of diverse religious backgrounds?

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